Print run for Akutagawa-winning novel 'Hibana' to top 2 million

National Aug 4, 2015

Print run for Akutagawa-winning novel 'Hibana' to top 2 million

Publisher Bungeishunju Ltd. said it will print 400,000 more copies of comedian Naoki Matayoshi's novel "Hibana" ("Spark"), bringing the total number past the 2 million mark amid robust sales after it won the prestigious Akutagawa Prize last month. The print run is expected to reach ...